Ardens come package in an individual box which is a replica of the
original 1978 package.
Reissue Ardens are sold individually
and not as a set. They come package two sets per one display box.
However, so far they have a very limited distribution.
Here is a back view of
Each figure come with reproduction
Arden's Chest Bomber and two missiles. The launcher can be attach
to Arden's chest.
Each figure also come
with a black vinyl cape and Arden's emblem sticker for the cape.
Takara released Cosmo Satan Arden Reissue Set in June of
2000, three months after the special Toys R Us Exclusive Arden Set
(A354-A356). Takara were unable to decide on the special
figures that were to be sold with the reissue of A351, A352 &
A353. They finally decided to sell three new Ardens - A357, A358 & A359, along with the reproduction
of the original versions. Replica A35X comes package twelve to a case with no short
pack. Each figure is equally distributed. (Two sets per
A352 Rager - genius of
tactics. Always searching for new way to use super capability.
Takara limited the initial run of Arden
so the set became very difficult to find. It was unfortunate that
Takara feel the need to use this type of tactic to garner interested.
Takara would later made Arden available for "limited second
run" on their e-Hobby Shop web site.
A357 Gaizan - vicious, special
soldier of Arden Corp fight in ice-sealed terrain.
A359 Girudan - highly
decorated soldier of Arden Corp. Secretly researching a way to
coexist with earthlings.
A351 Heller - fighter with vicious
ability. A bad luck for those who encounter him.
A353 Vulgar - believe
that the strongest and most vicious shall become emperor of the
The reproduction Arden is very well done and almost identical to the
original. The three new colors - white, orange and gray are
nice compliments to the original colors and when combine with the Toys R
Us Exclusive colors they make quite an impressive army of Ardens.
A358 Haizan - superb
test pilot and a scientist. Responsible for the design of Arden
(See also -
Toys R Us Exclusive Arden Set for
pictures of A354, A355 & A356)
Each figure also come with a reissue
type stand (in black color).